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L2 Award in Routine Maintenance Activities on Electrically Propelled Vehicles

This qualification is available in England and Northern Ireland only.

This qualification is being withdrawn on 30th June 2018 please see new electric vehicle qualifications

Who is it suitable for?

This VRQ is designed for technicians who maintain and repair electric vehicles. It contains the knowledge required to work safely around a vehicle's high & low voltage electrical system and electric drive train system, whilst carrying out repairs or maintenance. On completion of this qualification, technicians will have gained knowledge of both low and high voltage technologies and an understanding of their dangers.

About

This qualification contains the knowledge of the dangers surrounding electric vehicles and the precautions to avoid potential injury. The purpose and aim of the suite IMI electric vehicle qualifications (VRQs) is to instruct individuals from the retail automotive industry and the public service sector (i.e. members of the emergency services who may attend an accident involving an electric vehicle) in the maintenance, service, and/or handling of electric vehicles.

These qualifications have been developed by IMI in conjunction with electric vehicle manufacturers, component suppliers and the IMI Sector Skills Council. They are the first qualifications of their kind to address electric vehicle (high voltage) technology. The qualifications are essential to ensure the health and safety of individuals working with electric vehicles.

Assessment

This qualification is assessed by:

  • an online test
  • a practical assessment

Teaching and Learning Materials

Autonomy, online learning solutions for the automotive sector.
Visit the EV Guide www.ev-guide.info for free information about hybrid and electric vehicles. It's aimed at giving people, new to the technology, an overview of hybrid and electric vehicles including the benefits and key features of both types of vehicle and the safety points to consider. The learning resource is generic – you will need about 30 minutes to view the site making it ideal to use with all cohorts.

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.

 


View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications